The Anglican Church of St. Nicholas
1512 Kingston Road, Toronto, Ontario, M1N 1R7
To contact the wardens directly, email: email@example.com
Prayers for the Week
“Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering persevere in prayer.” Rom 12: 12
For the world: For all those suffering in the midst of war, civil unrest or disaster
For the Global Church: The Church of the province of Central Africa
For the Diocese: The parish of Holy Family, Heart Lake
Parish Ministries: The ministry of our Pastoral Care Visitors
Parish Families: The Flanagan Family, Stephanie Ford, The Francis Family
The sick or those in need: Madge Snelling, Virginia Finlay, Joan Johnson, Anne
Moir, Doug Goss, Mabel Hogan, Deb Chapman, Jack Pound, Beverley Spencer;
Doone Warner; Marie-Louise Lister.
And all those living with chronic problems, our housebound parishioners and their caregivers
Thanksgivings – We give thanks for the ordination to the Priesthood of The Rev’d
Prayers – If you desire prayers for yourself, family, or friends, please contact the
prayer chain. Members of the prayer chain will uphold your name (s) in daily
prayer for 30 days.
Prayer Chain Contact: From July 13–19, please call Freda Gearing 416-698-0015.
From July 20–26, please call Mavis Hristow 416-690-6862.
Daily Devotions – Copies of Forward Day by Day are also available at the back
of the church. This devotion includes a short passage of scripture, a brief
reflection and a prayer focus for each day of the week.
Newcomer / Visitor Form
Nick’s News – Please take this home
Sunday July 14, 2013
The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
We warmly welcome those who are visiting with us today. Please introduce yourself
to the clergy, fill out the “Newcomer / Visitor” Information form (on the back page of
this bulletin) and place it in the offertory plate. Please also join us for refreshments
following the 10:30am service.
Please note: LARGE PRINT bulletins and Announcements sheets
for the 10:30 a.m. Service are available at the back of the Church.
This Week at St. Nicholas’…
Tuesday 8:45 a.m. Morning Prayer
7:00 p.m. St. Nick’s Knights vs. St. Peter’s, at
Arsandco, W. off Midland, S. of Lawrence.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
Thursday 8:45 a.m. Morning Prayer
Friday Parish Office Closed
Sunday 8:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist
10:30 a.m. Sung Eucharist
Scripture Readings for Sunday July 21st The 9th Sunday after Pentecost
Amos 8: 1-12 Psalm 52 Colossians 1: 15-28 Luke 10: 38-42
Gluten free wafers are available for communion. To indicate your need, please pick
up a purple card from a sidesperson. With the purple card in your hand at the altar
rail, the communion minister will know that you require a gluten free wafer.
All baptized Christians, regardless of denomination or age, are invited to receive
Communion in the Anglican Church. If you do not wish to receive the bread and wine,
please come to the Altar, and cross your arms over your chest to receive a blessing.
Children are welcome at St. Nicholas’! Children are invited to attend our Church
School Program downstairs during the 10:30am service.
If you are new to our parish, or you are visiting, we invite you to
complete this form. Please place it on the Offering plate, or give it to one
of the Sidespeople at the back of the church.
You are a Newcomer You wish a Pastoral Visit
You wish to have Offering Envelopes
Postal Code____________ Phone#_________________________________
e-mail address ________________________________________________
Please note: for the months of July and August the Church Office will be closed on
Fridays. The office will be open, as usual, Monday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to
Rev’d. Janet will be away from July 17th until August 7th, in case of a pastoral
emergency, please call the Church Office.
Please join us next Sunday, July 21st as we are blessed by the ministry of The
Reverend Joan Waters-Garner as Celebrant and Ms Joan Wilson as Preacher.
VACATION BIBLE CAMP RETURNS TO ST. NICHOLAS AUGUST 19 – 23, 2013 All young
people, aged 4-12, are invited to Gospel Light’s SonRise National Park VBC- a five
day adventure where we learn the most important survival skill of all: that we can
always depend on Jesus and His promises of true peace, true riches, true power, true
love and true hope! For more information, or to volunteer please contact Rev. Janet
at 416-691-0449 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Rev’d. Jo-Anne Billinger will be ordained to the Priesthood this evening at
6:30pm at St. Mary’s Richmond Hill 10300 Yonge St. on the N.W. corner of Major
Mackenzie and Yonge St.
Deb Chapman, our Pastoral Associate, has undergone ankle surgery and will be on
medical leave and recovering at home for approximately 3-4 months. Please uphold
Deb in your prayers during this time. During her recovery period, please contact the
church office for assistance
Are you planning on attending Rev. Alison’s Induction at St. Martin’s on
Sunday September 22nd? St. Martin’s has contacted us, and they have limited
parking, and are arranging for overflow parking (with a bit of a walk to the church).
We are exploring the option of renting a school bus to take us all there and back with
no parking concerns. We need to know how many would be interested in doing this,
and it would need to be a fairly firm commitment. It could cost about $10.00 each. If
you are interested in this, please add your name to the sign-up sheet on the
Manderley bulletin board before the end of July.
Summer is here, and even though our regular church school program has ended;
we will be providing a church school program during the summer months. As
with previous years, instead of splitting into three classes, we will be offering one
class for all ages and we will be using the "Seasons of the Spirit" curriculum. If
you are interested in teaching a class for a week or two, please feel free to sign
your name on the Church School sign-up sheet at the Manderley Door entrance or
speak to Angela McCullock (Church School Coordinator) during Coffee Hour. New
teachers are welcome!
This morning, we offer the Rite of Healing at both services. For those who wish, this is
an opportunity to pray specifically for healing. Since Biblical times, this prayer has been
accompanied by anointing with oil. At 8:30am, please proceed to the chancel steps
after you have received Communion. At 10:30am, please proceed to St. Andrew’s
chapel after you have received Communion.
Ministry of Hospitality Opportunity-
In the letter to the Romans, Paul encourages us as a community to practice
hospitality. If you would like to participate in the ministry of hospitality by helping with
Coffee hour after the 10 a.m. service…
The Coffee Hour list posted on the Manderley Bulletin Board if quite empty!
Please consider taking a turn to prepare coffee, tea, and goodies. It doesn’t have to
be a big spread, a loaf or two or some cookies, or cheese and crackers, would be just
fine. If several people went together it makes it much easier - and fun. All you have
to do is bring milk and cream, and whatever food you want to provide. The sugar,
coffee and tea are here. Then take what you spent on the items you brought out of
the proceeds from the basket on the table.
Thank you to everyone who braved the closure of the Kingston Rd & Warden
intersection to come to the Art Show and Sale last Saturday. Grace MacPherson.
Farewell and Every Blessing to Carmine: Carmine Lappano, our Organist and
Music Director, has submitted his resignation, effective September 1st. He will begin a
new music ministry in partnership with his wife, Michelle in Bowmanville. While this
news is sad for us, we are deeply grateful for the blessing of Carmine’s ministry over
the past two years and wish him, Michelle, and their family every blessing on this
new journey. Please join us on Sunday, August 25th following the 10:30 a.m. Service
for a special celebration in honour of Carmine.
LOOKING AHEAD…more info in paragraphs below
Aug 19-23 SonRise National Park Vacation Bible Camp
Sept 9 Parish Council Meeting
Sept 22 Bazaar Kick off Lunch
Sept 22 Rev’d Alison’s Induction service at St. Martin’s 4pm
Sept 28 Birch Cliff Art Show
Oct 18 Bus Trip - Stratford
Nov 2 The Bazaar
Watch this space for information and ways you can help.
Linens and Lace – This table sells fancy tablecloths, napkins, doilies, and other
linens, as well as china cups and saucers and crystal. If you have any of these
antique items, in good condition, taking up space in drawers, that you don’t want
anymore, we can sell them on this table at the Bazaar.
Jewellery and Accessories another opportunity for you to clear out some lovely old
jewellery and make room for new! Donate it to the Jewellery and Accessories table
and the ladies who work on this table will polish it up, display it beautifully and “turn
your unwanted jewellery into cash. Oh Yeah” (sorry apparently I watch too much T.V.)
Bazaar Committee: Julia Hanson, Brian Jones, Suzanne Lehtinen
Bad jokes by Janet (B)